Current Career Opportunities at Oaklawn

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Oaklawn, a nationally recognized healthcare employer by Modern Healthcare magazine. As Marshall’s largest employer, we have a team of over 1,000 dedicated full-time, part-time and casual employees, and our outstanding patient satisfaction scores have landed us in the top 2% of Michigan hospitals and top 5% nationwide. If you’re looking to join a team of exemplary employees, you’re committed to providing exceptional patient care, and you personify our core values, then we encourage you to explore our current openings.

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Nurse Aide

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Charge/Registered Nurse and/or Physician, provides direct care to an assigned patient population.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Assists in providing activities of daily living to an assigned patient population.
  • Completes hourly rounds on assigned patient population.
  • Communicates readily with patients and families and serves as a liaison between the patient and licensed staff.
  • Assists in answering call lights in a timely manner.
  • Performs duties within the realm of a certified nursing assistant.
  • Monitors supplies and restocks accordingly.
  • Assists in specimen collection, identification and transportation to lab.
  • Assists clinically as needed.
  • Relieves Unit Secretary for breaks.
  • Performs rotation in CPR as needed.
  • Assists patients in obtaining essential needs such as blankets, fluids and nutrition after verifying with attending or RN.

Minimum Requirements:  High school graduate or GED. Certified Nursing Assistant and one year acute care experience, BLS certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   Familiar with critical equipment such as vents and cardiac monitors

Must be able to work efficiently in a busy environment while maintaining a friendly demeanor and possess effective interpersonal communication skills.

Working Conditions:  Work in an unpredictable environment encountering stressful situations and exposure to body fluids and infectious diseases.  May experience traumatic situations including deceased patients. 

Physical Requirements:   Constantly see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.  Frequently stand, walk, reach, push/pull, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, lift/carry 25 to 50 lbs.

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